Samsung Leader 8: Flip phone with flagship specs

Samsung Leader 8

Samsung recently announced a new phone. This latest device is called the Samsung Leader 8, and it has some pretty good specifications. However, you would be surprised to learn that the device is a flip phone. But then, this flip phone is almost as capable as any other flagship phone on the market. The Samsung Leader 8 features the Snapdragon 821 processor, which you would recognize as the same processor on the Galaxy S7. Furthermore, the device boasts of 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. The phone also features…

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Here’s how to share Kindle books with friends and family

Kindle Books

One of the best things about Amazon’s Kindle is the ever-expanding library. At the last count, the Kindle Store had more than 6 million books, magazines and newspapers. You can help your friends get these books on a Kindle quite easily. Amazon makes it easy to share Kindle books with family, friends, and your closest acquaintances. Here’s how it is done: HOW TO SHARE KINDLE BOOKS WITH FAMILY Family library lets up to two adults and four children share all or some of their Kindle books, apps and audiobooks with…

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Here’s how to set up Android Smart Lock

Smart Lock

Locking our smartphones to prevent unauthorized access is pretty much a no-brainer. However, unlocking said smartphones tends to be monotonous, and sometimes difficult. But if you own a relatively new Android smartphone, you do not need to bother with such issues. A new feature, known as Smart Lock, can automatically unlock your phone without prompting you to do anything. Here’s everything you need to know about Android Smart Lock: HOW TO ENABLE SMART LOCK Google introduced Smart Lock with Android 5.0 Lollipop version, and since then it has evolved. This…

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Asus Transformer Pro T304: Surface Pro, anyone?

Asus Transformer Pro T304

Microsoft’s Surface Pro is the most iconic detachable tablet, and it has maintained a significant lead in the Windows 2-in-1 market, in both performances and mindshare. However, other OEM partners have joined the fray, and there have been several devices that compete with the Surface Pro, with varying success. The Asus Transformer Pro T304 is one of the devices that look almost exactly like the Surface Pro in terms of design, but is quite different in everything else. Truly, the Asus Transformer Po T304 is so similar to the Surface…

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NFC Forum to develop smart packaging for products

smart packaging

The NFC Forum has announced its partnership with the Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association to help develop smart packaging for food and other products. This means that soon, products in supermarkets and other points of sale can be inspected by just tapping it with your phone. Now, the groups involved in this partnership expect early examples of this experiment to include interactive tags and labels that would pull up information about a product on your phone. The groups also say that NFC-enabled time and temperature monitors could be put…

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Phones with Adups software send private info to China

You might have heard of the Blu R1 HD. This is the top selling phone on Amazon, and for good reason; it costs just $60. However, last November researchers found out something about the phone that raised more than a few eyebrows. The phone caught sending private data to China. The company behind the spying software, Shanghai Adups Technology, called this a mistake. However, it has been discovered that the software provider is still doing the same thing on other phones. Now, however, the software has become more secretive about…

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Lenovo Yoga 720: Another great MacBook Air substitute

In the past year, there have been a lot of convertible laptops with skinny screen bezels. Combined with the edge-to-edge lass, this makes these laptops look good and also gives a larger screen on a small body. But looking at the Lenovo Yoga 720, you might be forgiven for not thinking so highly of the MacBook Air anymore. Both devices look about the same.looking at the Lenovo Yoga 720, you might be forgiven for not thinking so highly of the MacBook Air anymore. Both devices look about the same. However,…

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How to fix a dead pixel on any mobile device screen

dead pixel

One unfortunate experience that is quite common to smartphone and PC uses is the issue of dead pixels. Each pixel of your LCD screen is made up of three subpixels (red, green and blue), which appear white when turned on and black when turned off. A dead pixel occurs when these three subpixels remain off when you turn them on. This is harder to fix than stuck pixels, which are generated when two or more of the subpixels remain on while the rest are off. Whether your display has stuck…

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How to make any car a Bluetooth-enabled car

Bluetooth-enabled car

Bluetooth is a standard feature in a lot of mobile devices now. Now, the wireless connection is a feature of a lot of modern cars, and just like with a pair of wireless headphones, a Bluetooth-enabled car lets you stream you own songs or other audio content without using CDs or pairing for internet radio. However, if you have a car that does not have Bluetooth, you wouldn’t be able to enjoy these qualities. But then, you can make any car a Bluetooth-enabled car quite easily. Here are the ways…

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